Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 140 153
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 45 3 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.46% 0.13% 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.77% 0.59% 4.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38 2 16
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -13.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £36,375 £35,625
90th Percentile £52,875 £42,125 £53,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

Cucumber is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 665 512 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.60% 22.74% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 539 465 592
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,300 £25,525
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,950 £52,500
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +3.90% +2.67%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 14 £40,000 - 1
Chester - 12 £40,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 8 £36,250 -
Wilmslow - 3 £32,500 - 1
Warrington +1 1 £40,000 - 1
Crewe - 1 £34,000 -
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 42 (93.33%) Selenium
2 40 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (55.56%) Java
5 20 (44.44%) SQL
5 20 (44.44%) WebDriver
5 20 (44.44%) Gherkin
6 17 (37.78%) SoapUI
6 17 (37.78%) SOAP
6 17 (37.78%) SDLC
7 16 (35.56%) Scrum
8 15 (33.33%) QA
9 14 (31.11%) BDD
9 14 (31.11%) Finance
10 12 (26.67%) TDD
10 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
11 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
11 9 (20.00%) Process Improvement
11 9 (20.00%) Test Strategy
11 9 (20.00%) SpecFlow
11 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 8 (17.78%) C#
12 8 (17.78%) JUnit
12 8 (17.78%) JIRA
12 8 (17.78%) Functional Testing
12 8 (17.78%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (17.78%) User Stories
13 7 (15.56%) Scenario Testing
13 7 (15.56%) FitNesse
13 7 (15.56%) Degree

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) BrowserStack
2 2 (4.44%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (93.33%) Selenium
2 20 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 17 (37.78%) SoapUI
4 9 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 8 (17.78%) JIRA
5 8 (17.78%) JUnit
6 7 (15.56%) FitNesse
7 5 (11.11%) HP UFT
7 5 (11.11%) JMeter
7 5 (11.11%) Ranorex
8 4 (8.89%) Bitbucket
8 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
8 4 (8.89%) NUnit
8 4 (8.89%) TestNG
9 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
9 3 (6.67%) Maven
10 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
10 2 (4.44%) Zephyr
11 1 (2.22%) Capybara
11 1 (2.22%) Gradle
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) International Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Tester
2 15 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 14 (31.11%) Automation Tester
4 9 (20.00%) Lead Tester
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Tester
4 9 (20.00%) Software Tester
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Automation Tester
6 6 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) QA Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Architect
10 2 (4.44%) Automation Test Lead
10 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Manual Tester
10 2 (4.44%) Test Architect
10 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) Gherkin
2 17 (37.78%) SOAP
3 6 (13.33%) HTML
3 6 (13.33%) REST
4 5 (11.11%) CSS
4 5 (11.11%) jQuery
4 5 (11.11%) Node.js
4 5 (11.11%) Spring
4 5 (11.11%) Web Services
5 4 (8.89%) XML
6 3 (6.67%) .NET
6 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.67%) JSON
6 3 (6.67%) JSP
7 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.44%) RESTful
7 2 (4.44%) Servlets
8 1 (2.22%) EJB
8 1 (2.22%) JDBC
8 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Fintech
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) SDLC
4 16 (35.56%) Scrum
5 14 (31.11%) BDD
6 12 (26.67%) TDD
6 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 9 (20.00%) Process Improvement
7 9 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 8 (17.78%) Functional Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (17.78%) User Stories
9 7 (15.56%) Scenario Testing
10 6 (13.33%) API Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (13.33%) OO
10 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.11%) Open Source
11 5 (11.11%) Risk Management
12 4 (8.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) Java
2 20 (44.44%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) C#
5 3 (6.67%) Python
6 2 (4.44%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (15.56%) Degree
3 6 (13.33%) ISEB
4 4 (8.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) AppDynamics
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle